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CANCELLED - Responding to Urban Disasters: Learning from the Haiti Earthquake

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THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to unforeseeable reasons

Abstract: This seminar explores the roles, challenges, assumptions and actions of international NGOs responding to urban disasters, in particular relating to the Haiti earthquake which caused widespread damage to the country’s capital city, Port au Prince.

Biography: Professor David Sanderson is currently Director of the Centre for Development and Emergency practice (CENDEP) at Oxford Brookes University. In December he undertook a study in Haiti of urban responses by international NGOs.

This talk is part of the Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 41st Annual Series of Lunchtime Lectures series.

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